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Photograph

Fourth of July

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Photograph

Smoldering Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Still smoldering fires and wreckage amidst debris left in the wake of a tornado.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: View over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of houses damaged and demolished in a tornado. Floating at the edge of the lake near an eroded bank are numerous pi...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Two well-dressed men survey piles of debris left in the wake of a tornado. Part of the wall of a brick building is in the background.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands among piles of rubble left in the wake of a tornado. A number of men are working in the large piles of debris, which includes lu...

Photograph

River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: In the foreground a small group of men and women stand surrounded by the debres from a tornado. Storm damaged houses and relief workers are visible in the...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Rear view of a small group of women and children observing the aftermath of a tornado. They are standing on boards, and debris covers the ground.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view of people working with the relief effort in the aftermath of a tornado. Boxes of supplies are piled near a man in the foreground, and a man h...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A man works to clear debris in the aftermath of a tornado. Other men, women and children are gathered nearby.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Side view of a group of people looking at the debris left by a tornado from a covered horse-drawn carriage. In the foreground the roof of a houselies on th...

Date: 1872 

Description: Employees of the West Wisconsin Railway stand in a line in front of Engine No. 12. From left to right are E.S. Graves (auditor's office clerk), A.H. Baldwi...

Date: 1899-06-12 

Description: Stereoview of rescuers and onlookers standing among the wreckage in the wake of a cyclone. Bare trees, horses, houses, and a church steeple are in the back...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Men, one of whom is holding an umbrella, stand looking at a tree that has been stripped of its bark by a tornado. It also appears to be embedded with a pie...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...

Date: 1899-07 

Description: People stand among the rubble of Ward S. Williams Co.'s stone block building after a tornado.

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